“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment” - Lao Tzu In today’s world of extreme work conditions and unyielding stress, comfort arises through appreciation and understanding of occupational conditions. Vital aspects include – How important is mental health for coping with work? Does age, gender or marital status influence job pressure? How do job satisfaction and job involvement impact stress levels? How does emotional intelligence shape handling of tensions at work? What is learned helplessness on the job? This book is an analysis of contemporary factors that determine the effect of organizational stress and job pressure on the individual. Various characteristics like hardiness, emotional intelligence, work ethic, learned helplessness, etc have been explored for their causative effects. The investigations help identify factors that are predictors of organizational stress and job pressure amongst men and women executives. Stress has a predominantly detrimental impact on work performance. This study provides meaningful insights on stress that can be utilized for improvement of individuals.